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Fourth juvenile shot over last 5 days in Memphis

Jan. 24, 2020 10:20 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A fourth juvenile has been shot this week in Memphis, Tennessee. The 16-year-old male was taken to the hospital in critical condition early Friday morning after police responded to the shooting, The Commercial Appeal reported. Three other children have died this week from gunshot...

Convicted NYC bomber gets life term for New Jersey shootout

Jan. 24, 2020 10:20 AM EST

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — An Afghan-born U.S. citizen already serving life in prison for a bombing in New York City was sentenced Friday to an additional life term for a shootout with police in New Jersey as he attempted to avoid arrest in 2016. State Superior Court Judge John Deitch sentenced Ahmad Khan...

Missing Rwandan opposition politician sentenced to 10 years

Jan. 24, 2020 10:17 AM EST

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — An opposition politician in Rwanda who reportedly escaped prison in 2018 has been sentenced to 10 years for offenses related to forming an armed group and threatening state security. Family and allies of Boniface Twagirimana, however, have disputed the official police version of his...

Nebraska driver takes deal in South Dakota man's crash death

Jan. 24, 2020 10:16 AM EST

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has taken a plea deal on charges stemming from the crash death of a South Dakota resident. David Skeels, 67, of Ansley, pleaded guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide, reckless driving and a related count after prosecutors lowered one charge and dropped another. His...

Vigil planned for mother and 3 children killed by husband

Jan. 24, 2020 10:09 AM EST

COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut community is mourning after the killing of a mother and her three children in a central Florida home near Walt Disney World. A candlelight vigil is being held Friday evening on the Colchester town green for the Todt family. The gathering is organized by workers at...

Driver shot in head dies at Salem hospital

Jan. 24, 2020 10:07 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A driver who was shot in the head Tuesday in East Salem has died, deputies said. Twenty-one-year-old Eduardo Flores Rodriguez of Woodburn died at a Salem hospital Thursday, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Rodriguez was one of three people shot Tuesday night. The...

Jury gets case of ex-religious leader accused of sex abuse

Jan. 24, 2020 10:06 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The case against a disgraced religious leader accused of sexually abusing a former member went to the jury Thursday after a week of testimony that included graphic descriptions of abuse that the accuser said she endured as a child. This is the second sexual abuse trial for Michael...

Woman wounded, man killed in St. Louis County shooting

Jan. 24, 2020 10:02 AM EST

FENTON, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis are searching for a suspect after a man was killed and a woman injured in a double shooting inside a home. St. Louis County police responded to a report of a shooting just before 6 p.m. Thursday in Fenton. Officers found the injured woman. She was taken to a...

This photo provided by the Broward Sheriff's Office shows Antonio Brown. NFL free agent Antonio Brown turned himself in at a Florida jail on Thursday night, Jan. 23, 2020, following accusations that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California.  (Broward Sheriff's Office via AP)

NFL player Antonio Brown granted bail by Florida judge

Jan. 24, 2020 10:01 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown was granted bail on Friday after turning himself in at a Florida jail on charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California. Broward County Judge Corey Amanda Cawthon set a...

Police at the scene after shots were fired in Rot Am See, Germany, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)

6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested

Jan. 24, 2020 9:58 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting, which took place at 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) Friday near the town's train station, police said. They said no...